NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ten people were shot and wounded early Sunday near the French Quarter in New Orleans, a popular spot for tourists. Hours later in another part of town, another shooting killed two men and wounded two others. Police said both shootings remain under investigation, and authorities did not immediately draw any connection […]

Sophomore quarterback Ladarius Skelton earned a place in Southern University football lore – and Jaguar fans’ hearts– with his Bayou Classic performance Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Skelton, a transfer from Fullerton (Calif.) Community racked up 296 yards total offense and led the Jaguars to a 38-28 victory over arch-rival Grambling State. […]

It was a familiar scene in SWAC football Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans as Grambling State defeated arch-rival Southern 30-21 in the 44th Bayou Classic. The victory, the G-Men’s 10th straight this season – and 25th straight versus conference opponents — was the third in a row against the Jaguars and it […]

The 43rd Bayou Classic was billed as a matchup of heavyweights with the SWAC Division title at stake. In the black and gold corner was Grambling State, the defending division champion with a perfect 8-0 conference record and a 17-game regular season SWAC winning streak. In the blue and gold corner was the challenger, Southern […]

Perhaps one of the biggest games in black college football is the 42nd annual Bayou Classic, where the Grambling State University Tigers and the Southern University Jaguars meet in New Orleans Thanksgiving weekend. Reggie Flood, the spokesperson for the historic game, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the four days event featuring a parade, […]

Instate rivals Southern and Grambling State combined to produce more than 1,000 yards of offense and the highest point total in the 41-year history of the Bayou Classic Saturday at the Mercedes Benz Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. But it was defending SWAC champion Southern’s defense that spelled the difference as the Jaguars prevailed 52-45 […]